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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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92 Virginis

Altitude: -34.5°   Azimuth: 333.9°   Direction: North-North-West

92 Virginis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

92 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, 92 Virginis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 92 Virginis is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 92 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 92 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 92 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 92 Virginis


92 Virginis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -34.5°
Azimuth: 333.9°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 92 Virginis

92 Virginis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 92 Virginis are provided in the following table:

13h 56m 27s
+01° 03’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 92 Virginis in the sky:

Finder chart 92 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 92 Virginis.

Visibility of 92 Virginis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 92 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.9°
Max altitude: 39.6°
Azimuth: 271.1°

Distance of 92 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

92 Virginis is distant 337.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

103.52 pc
337.47 ly
-23 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 92 Virginis

92 Virginis belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 92 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 92 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 92 Virginis

92 Virginis